Team Grades: Texans Fail Playoff Test Miserably, Especially On OffenseFour first-half turnovers by quarterback Brian Hoyer didn't entirely bury the Houston Texans in their playoff home game against the Kansas City Chiefs, but it certainly didn't help, either.
2015 Houston Texans Look Like 2012 Baltimore RavensThe NFL playoffs are about the stars, usually the quarterbacks. However, in some cases, teams don't have star QBs and they have to rely on other players to make the big moments happen.
Josh McDaniels Is In The Mix For A Head Coaching PositionNew England's offensive coordinator says he's happy where he is, but at least one NFL team is seriously interested in interviewing him.
Watt's Next For Big Blue, Undefeated Texans Square Off Against Winless GiantsThe New York Football Giants are stumbling through the early season again in 2014. Their inferior play thus far has become a reminder of the shortcomings that plagued the team last season. As if righting a sinking ship was not enough for Big Blue to handle, in come the undefeated Houston Texans and their $100 million man, J.J. Watt.
Silverman: Breaking Down The 7 NFL Coaches Leading New TeamsSeven head coaches are leading new teams this year. Three of those coaches have had experience and are with new organizations, while four will man the position for the first time.
Penn State Hires James Franklin As Their New Head CoachJames Franklin, 41, who led Vanderbilt to bowls in all three of his seasons there, replaces Bill O'Brien as Penn State's newest head football coach.
Gallo Goes There: Head Coaches Are Hugely Overrated In The NFLOf the six coaches who were fired at the end of this season, each of them had quarterbacks with a quarterback rating placing them in the bottom half of the league.
Palladino: Penn State Boosters Should Be Grateful To O'BrienPSU fans shouldn't be upset that O’Brien took the Texans’ job. His two-season tenure at Beaver Stadium gave the Nittany Lions’ program something it hasn’t had for a long time. It gave it normal. It gave it normal.
AP: Bill O'Brien Leaving Penn State To Coach TexansO'Brien, a former offensive coordinator for the Patriots, took on perhaps college football's toughest job in January 2012, joining a school rattled by the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Hackenberg Leads Penn State Nittany Lions Over Syracuse OrangeChristian Hackenberg threw two touchdown passes in his first college game and the freshman led Penn State to 23-17 victory against Syracuse on Saturday.
Serena Backs Giants; 'Playoff Stache' Secret Behind Welker, Patriots?Williams took the Giants, but that wasn't really her first choice. "I was rooting for the Dolphins," she said. "We didn't do so well."
O'Brien: Following Paterno Is An Honor O'Brien said former Nittany Lions coach Joe Paterno, who died Sunday, was "an icon in the coaching profession." But he was also more than just a coach, O'Brien said in offering condolences.